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  • Ferguson: Whiteness or Copness

    In an unsurprisingly confused New York Times op-ed, Kate Manne, assistant professor of philosophy at Cornell University and writer on moral and feminist philosophy, seeks to explain the phenomenon of police treating protesters in Ferguson “like animals.” On Sept. 26, two peaceful protesters were arrested in Ferguson, Mo.

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  • FAN 35.2 (First Amendment News) — Former NSA Director counsels against going after James Risen

    Hey, I knew we were playing up against the line. . . . I don’t understand the necessity to pursue Jim. – General Michael Hayden On Sunday October 12th, James Risen of the New York Times appeared on 60 Minutes. He was interviewed by Lesley Stahl. Below are some selected excerpts from that installment of the CBS news program.

    8 readers - Ronald K.L. Collins/ Concurring Opinions
    • Islamic State / ISIS / ISIL

      A coalition of approximately forty nations (including Arab nations, such as Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and UAE) is trying to destroy and dismantle the Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East. This is the group alternately referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or the Islamic State of the Levant (ISIL). (The U.S.
      7 readers - Andy Dorchak/ The Judge Ben C. Green Law Library
    • Morning Docket: 10.03.14

      FYI Jami and Therese: On Wednesdays, we wear pink! * SCOTUS justices added 11 cases to this term’s docket yesterday following their megaconference earlier this week. Alas, no same-sex marriage cases have been added yet. [New York Times] * The Fifth Circuit allowed Texas to enforce its new abortion clinic restrictions.
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    • Europeans Want Google To Forget Facebook And This Facebook Copycat

      … the result!” Google says the top ten sites, which also include Google Groups and YouTube, account for 6% of total removal requests or over 30,000 removal requests. But Google has only removed 20,738 links from these sites, as of this writing. So there were at least 10,000 requests for removal from these social networking sites that Google’s ‘Forget’ Team deemed not worthy. No telling what share of the rejects belonged to The Profile Engine. …

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    • NY Times: Ireland Still Addicted to Tax Breaks

      … New York Times editorial, Ireland, Still Addicted to Tax Breaks: The Irish government decided last week to get rid of a tax loophole that has helped big multinational companies like Apple and Google avoid paying billions in taxes to any government at all. But hold the champagne: Ireland could well replace one problematic tax policy…

      2 readers - Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog
    • Airbag Recall Affects Nearly 5 Million, Officials Urge Owners to Fix

      …-8 • BMW - 2000 - 2005 3 Series Sedan and 3 Series Sports Wagon 2000 - 2006 3 Series Coup and 3 Series Convertible 2001 - 2006 M3 Coup and M3 Convertible • Nissan - 2001 - 2003 Maxima, Pathfinder, and Infiniti I30/I35 2002 - 2003 Sentra and Infiniti QX4 2003 Infiniti FX • General Motors - 2002 - 2003 Buick LeSabre, Buick Rendezvous, Cadillac…

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      • Takata Air Bag Recall Alert

        Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recalled millions of Takata air bags placed in vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, BMW, and GM. These air bags are defective and have killed at least three Honda drivers so far and injured hundreds of people. The NHTSA issued the recall and urged consumers to act immediately upon the recall.

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    • Legal Business Development: Teamwork Accelerates Results

      … Blogger, told him to chill out, according to Nick Bilton of the New York Times. “But I invented Twitter,” Dorsey said. ‘No, you didn’t invent Twitter,” Williams replied. “I didn’t invent Twitter either. Neither did Biz [Stone, another cofounder]. People don’t invent things on the Internet. They simply expand on an idea that already exists.’ He…

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    • But There’s a Box; It Must Be Checked

      … down around there head. At the New York Times Room for Debate, the question was posed whether checking the “sex” box is necessary: New York City is considering a proposal that would make it easier for people to change their sex on their birth certificates. Other countries have grappled with this, and several federal agencies and states have…

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    • Airbag recall expands to include more areas, more cars

      … The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) along with Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan and General Motors vehicles have notified owners of millions of vehicles to replace airbags manufactured by Takata due to a manufacturing defect in the airbag. Toyota just expanded the recall with letters being sent to 247,000 auto owners…

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      • Nearly 5 Million Vehicle Recalled due to Airbag Defect

        The Chicago Accident & Injury Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. take note of an alert, issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA), regarding the recall of nearly 5 million vehicles due to defective airbags. Recalled vehicles include several early 2000 models of certain Honda, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, BMW, and GM vehicles.

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    • The "Great Wage Slowdown" Has Hindered American Workers

      … Despite recently-reported economic gains - including an unemployment rate that has dipped below 6 percent - one aspect that continues to trouble is wages. Paychecks have been stagnant, falling or only minutely increasing over the last 15 years. New York Times Writer David Leonhardt refers to it as, "The Great Wage Slowdown of the 21st Century…

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    • Supporting Open Access at the Osgoode Hall Law School

      … seem like much, but as John Schwartz writes in a 2009 New York Times article: “… Pacer adds up, when court records can run to thousands of pages. Fees get plowed back to the courts to finance technology, but the system runs a budget surplus of some $150 million, according to recent court reports.” These access charges have been improved somewhat…

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    • Morning Docket: 10.20.14

      … * The Supreme Court is allowing Texas to enforce its strict voter identification law during the upcoming election, but Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, hero to the masses, wrote a rather scathing dissent in opposition. [New York Times] * Michael Millikin, GM’s beleaguered GC, will be stepping down from his position while the Justice Department…

      2 readers - Staci Zaretsky/ Above the Law
    • L.A. Times: Ed Kleinbard's We Are Better Than This Is 'More and Farsighted'

      …-ed in the New York Times, in which he asserted that the solution to economic inequality in the U.S. was not to make the tax system more progressive — it's already "the most progressive in the developed world," he wrote — but to make it bigger. As he explained when we met last week at USC's Gould School of Law, where he has taught tax law since 2009…

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